The moment is now when it comes to police demilitarization, say advocates — but it won’t stay that way for long.
They want justice — for Michael Brown, and for everyone.
On a blazing Sunday afternoon, about 60 people showed up outside a bar in St. Louis to show support for the officer who killed Michael Brown.
Eric Garner died last month after he was put into an illegal chokehold by New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo.
While the progressive movement rallies around Michael Brown, some service unions and police unions are dividing.
Eleven lives that were cut short for no good reason.
He’s spreading awareness about a deadly “disease,” but it’s probably not the disease you’re thinking of.
Law enforcement began dialing back significantly Thursday, but long-standing anger in the community remains.
“I didn’t feel safe anywhere.”
Police in Ferguson managed to disperse a crowd early Wednesday morning by focusing on containing and corralling protesters. It was a quieter night, but police still arrested 47 people.
Clearly a fan of the phrase “sorry, not sorry”.
“You’re getting maced next time you pass us.”
The suburban Missouri town where Michael Brown was shot dead by a police officer is much poorer today than it was in the recent past.
“We can’t keep losing lives over foolishness.”
You don’t want to mess with Cuppy.
There are a couple of ways to make a difference, no matter where you are.
From Uganda to the West Bank, people are seeing an eerie familiarity when looking at events in Ferguson, Mo. Some are sharing their horror, others their advice in how to deal with a police crackdown.
Rep. Hank Johnson pivots off Ferguson to introduce the “Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act.”
Strong messages from a St. Louis suburb where the unarmed black teen was fatally shot by a police officer.
Spoiler: CNN went all in.
Police Chief Thomas Jackson said he is not imposing a curfew, but “it is better for peaceful demonstrations to occur during the daylight.” Nightly protests have been held in response to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The department still is not releasing the name of the officer who shot the unarmed teenager.
Images of Ferguson, Mo., police in combat gear with guns drawn, walking toward a black man protesting the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, are getting a lot of attention.
The attorney representing the family of Michael Brown, Ben Crump, told BuzzFeed this decision lacks transparency.
Witnesses said the black Ferguson, Mo., teen was unarmed and had his hands up. The NAACP slammed the shooting, saying the 18-year-old was “slaughtered by law enforcement.”
The Metropolitan police launched an investigation after a German shepherd was left in a hot car on Saturday.
Police recorded nearly twice as many offences against Jewish people in the past few months as they did in the same period last year.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department kindly reminded people, “We do not know when Facebook will be back up.”
Ramsey Orta, 22, was arrested Sunday night for gun-related charges, the New York Police Department said.
It’s a hard job, but someone’s gotta do it! See Let’s Be Cops in theaters, August 13!
Police constables Tracy Griffin and Terri Cave may be the first officers in the UK to stop a suspect while dressed as exotic animals.